The HSBC banking group has lost an unencrypted, password-protected computer disc with the details of 370,000 customers.
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Britain is under increased threat from state-sponsored cyberattacks, the government says, and it plans to spend on IT to tackle them.
A proposed £224 million (NZ$546 million) UK child database will never be totally secure experts have warned.
French banking group Societe Generale (SocGen) has reported a £3.6 billion (AU$8.2 billion) loss due to the fraudulent actions of a rogue trader who used his "in-depth knowledge" of the bank's fraud control systems to circumvent internal checks.
"The solution to global crime and terror is no longer the province of governments alone"
AuDA is to take over management of the dot-au (.au) space from Robert Elz, who has held administrative responsibility for the domain since 1985, as a result of a decision by the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA).
Real cause for optimism says recruiter
The uptake of streaming media by corporates is on the increase, but a lack of broadband infrastructure and a fear of the transparency of the media is holding streaming media industry back in Australia, streaming media professionals have said.
No huge costs involved in implementation
Cost of breaches indeterminable says company
Share option strategies critical to employee motivation
Fears that legislation will scare away foreign investment in Australia